Everyday life is restricted, contacts are limited. Constant new reports about the coronavirus are distressing. Many are worried about their future. Some are quarantined. There are helpful tips and phone numbers from aid organizations available for all of these cases on the state’s website: www.baden-wuerttemberg.de, search for “Hilfe für die Seele in der Coronazeit” (“Help for the soul during corona times”, only available in German).
An assortment: The telephone counselling (Telefonseelsorge) for worries of all kinds is for free and anonymous and can be reached 24 hours a day under the numbers 0800 1110111 and 0800 1110222. The information telephone depression (Info-Telefon Depression) is available under 0800 3344533 and gives information about the illnesses and helps in finding contact points. Parents with questions about parenting can contact the society “Nummer gegen Kummer” (“number against grief”) anonymously. The phone number is 0800 1110550.
The society “Nummer gegen Kummer” is also available for children and teenagers under the number 116111. It also offers free support and advice for everyone under 20 years old online, www.jugendnotmail.de. Teenagers who contemplate suicide can find help anonymously from people of the same age under www.youth-life-line.de.
Spatial closeness can lead to conflicts. Free help is available for women experiencing domestic violence under the number 0800 116016.
Experts have compiled a list of suggestions for people of all ages – from child to senior citizen – under www.psychologische-coronahilfe.de. They also offer tips for motivation for students.
Per Telefon gibt es viele Hilfsangebote. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Martin Klaus.
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